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Can we get some code highlighting?

There has been some discussion about this before, but it seems we still don't have any code highlighting. The illustrator-scripting, indesign-scripting and photoshop-scripting tags would definitely ...
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Why is Graphic Design still Beta?

The area 51 suggests that sites need to stay in beta for 90 days at least, to build up users. At present, Graphic Design is running at 943 days in beta (at the time of posting). When is it going to ...
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Should we rename the site to 'Graphic Design & Art', 'Art & Design' or similar? [duplicate]

EDIT 27 FEB (Yisela): I edited the title to reflect the latest conversations about including Art (fine arts, illustration) in the scope of the site. These are not necessarily the only names, all of ...
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Thursday Weekly Design Challenge

On Thursdays at 15 UTC we're going to be hosting a weekly design challenge. Come in to Ink Spot A random topic will be provided for people to design on. I'll host and pick topics the first few weeks ...
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Don't give new users posting images in questions the "COMPUTER SAYS NO" treatment

I've mentioned this before and it seemed people agreed but I heard nothing from the SE Overlords. It'd be great if we can get this addressed before graduating - we'll hopefully start attracting a lot ...
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Do you want to rename the site to "Art & Design"?

Based on this question. Thought it would be best to create a new one, as the other is a bit overflown with information. From the latest comments, some of us are thinking "Art & Design" might be a ...
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Let's stop these graphics questions

I just saw we still have a "graphics" tag. Seems untidy since it could be applied to literally every question we have. Whether or not a question is tagged with it appears to be completely random. ...
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Applying syntax highlighting to code snippets

I submitted another answer to the question regarding copying layers from one document to another in Photoshop. My solution proposes using a script to automate the process which I embedded in the ...
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Updating the "How To Ask"

As part of the ongoing efforts to better our little piece of the vast universe I intend to update the "How To Ask" This is our current, and default, how to ask blurb: Here is one of the custom ...
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Do we still feel like 3D questions are out of scope here?

I still feel like banning 3D questions is a grey area here. So much of 3D relates to graphic design. When Photoshop, Illustrator, etc isn't the best option for an effect, 3D software should be a ...
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Designing an ad for The Looking Glass

There are one or two ads I think we could really use: An ad for The Looking Glass chatroom An ad directly to the Critique Guidelines (it may not be a bad idea to put an ad to the Font Guidelines as ...
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Can we get SVG support? Do we need it?

Now that the logo is SVG, any chance we can get an option to post svg images. In many cases this would make life much easier. Is the problem related somehow to the open ended nature of SVG itself? ...
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Bug Tag Removal

bug as a tag makes no sense as we don't allow those questions.
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Make "it has invalid flags" Stand out more

Can we either: Re-order the "it has invalid flags" in the list? Or Re-word it so it stands out? "Mark flag as Invalid" Perhaps give it a color treatment to make it stand out from the rest since it ...
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Improving some close reasons

The current close vote reason for help with implementation is as follows: If you're asking for help with implementation, please include what you've tried and why it didn't work with screenshots. ...
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Can we add text to ask users to upload pictures?

I don't know if this was asked before, but about every other comment I see is asking new users to upload examples of pictures so we can see what problems they are having. Is there some way to ask ...
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Where's that Font-ID tag alert?

We've got shiny new font ID guidelines. But there's nothing telling people what the guidelines are until after they've asked the question and someone's closed it - and so every new font ID question is ...
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Do we want tag alerts for font-identification and critique questions and how should they be worded?

This is a follow up to this question, where we got offered the opportunity of creating special tag alerts for font-identification and critique questions. Tag alerts are special, tag-specific info ...
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Influx of Spam edits

Has anyone else noticed an influx in SPAMMY edit suggestions? I've just declined 2, one of which took me a while to realize it was indeed spam. Both came from anonymous users. Obviously we need to ...
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"GUI design" and "user interface" tags should be synonyms

...because non-graphical user interface questions like "how can I make my bank's phone service maze of options less homicide-inducing" belong on UX.SE I reckon user-interface should point to GUI ...
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Flagging question for migration only shows meta.graphicdesign

I was looking over the flagging options and I wanted to flag a question for being off topic. I noticed there was a flag as off topic and suggest migration option however it only shows http://meta....
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Would it not be helpful to have an FAQ page or location where common links can be found?

Perhaps it's my inexperience with the stack model, but I find it exceptionally difficult in many cases to find a link to a common issue. Often it makes more sense to link to some discussion or ...
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Should the "close" link be changed?

Nothing is closed any longer. Things are put on hold. Shouldn't the "close" link be changed to "hold"? Is this even important? I know if I were a new user and saw votes to hold rather than votes to ...
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"Logo of the week" Contest

Related question: Graphic of the Week. Also related question that gave origin to this one: Openly Editable Site Design. We have been considering the idea of a 'Logo of the Week (or month)', like ...
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Revisiting closure, part 3.3: Close reason(s) to replace “tech support”

Main question As there is consensus on refining our scope with respect to tech support, the next step is to rephrase the respective close reason accordingly. As we have one free slot for a custom ...
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Can we add something to the FAQ?

I feel like the last 10 question reviews I've done have been someone solely wanting to remove a "thanks!" from a new user's question. This is a "too minor" edit, and honestly as a reader I don't care ...
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Is the *oblique* effect a bit too slanted

When type *text* it will become oblique (or italicized, tough i think its oblique because it has no compressive quality). However I noticed that the oblique slant is quite heavy. In fact so heavy that ...
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Auto response to [font-identification] questions?

Font identification is kind of a unique animal here; I don't feel like it exactly fits the mold of the typical Stack Exchange question. And that's okay, but I feel like a shortcoming of it was ...
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New Duplicate Feature

It's been pointed out to me (thanks Cai) that Gold tag-badge holders and moderators can now edit duplicate links This allows us to mark multiple duplicates in an easier and more organized fashion. I'...
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Ensure that guidelines for critique and font-identification questions (and similar) are highly visible to new users

The more often important guidelines are mentioned and linked, the more likely a new user is to read them before posting a question, which in turn makes it much more likely that the user actually ...
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Redesign Request: ASK QUESTION Rollover / Hover State

The button for "ASK QUESTION" while appears to be working is incredibly subtle in my opinion. Not really a bug but if it could be a bit more obvious like when you rollover the tags I think it would be ...
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Can we get the old color back for our buttons?

Would love if we could get the same color back for our buttons. See this post on meta for reference. Community; vote on answer below - no need to downvote.
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Is it possible to have favorite tags trump ignored tags?

I have four tags favorited and about eight or nine ignored. For example, gimp is ignored because I don't use it. The problem I'm finding is that if someone posts a question tagged with multiple tags—...
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Mod Request: Update the Help Center and On-Topic Pages

I see these: New “Help Center” is Live! Proposal to update the FAQ But the actual On-Topic has: This includes questions about: Graphic arts theory and history; "Why" we do what we do and ...
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Can comment editing time be extended?

Often I want to correct either a typo or an inaccurate statement I've made in a comment. But, after 5 minutes I can't. I realize I can delete the comment and simply make a new comment, but wouldn't ...
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Would it be possible to change the way @community lifts things on frontpage

When a post goes unhanded, it gets randomly lifted to the front page by the @community bot. Many of the actions that get taken against certain kinds of posts is due to very big dislike of this ...
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Can "general reference" be added to reasons for closing a question?

Lately, the software-related questions are hitting a new level of "beginner" questions. Many of these questions are really a matter of the user actually reading the help files or doing their own due ...
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Graphic of the week

One thing I've seen in the photography community, and I think this site would really benefit from, is some kind of a design of the week. Specify a size, and let people show off their talent to the ...
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permissions - slacken rule for sites in beta?

Asking questions on the newer stackexchange sites, such as this one, has been rather frustrating for me because the tags I would like to use are simply not there yet. For now, I have just forgone ...
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Tags vs Tagging on Meta

Here on Meta GD, there are both tags and tagging. On both MSE and MSO (and probably others as well, but I didn't check), tagging is a synonym of tags, so that should probably be applied here as well, ...
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How can I ask moderator attention for a misspelled tag?

...except for asking a question on meta, that is? There's a new tag, called oveprint, lacking an 'r' somewhere between the e and p. Since I don't have wiki editing privs yet, how can I attend someone ...
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Can we have something like this big SO RegEx popup for Font ID / critique questions?

I was just writing a question on StackOverflow about regular expressions, and a big popup came up while I was typing. Unlike tag alerts, which we've discussed, it didn't depend on me choosing a tag, ...
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A new syntax highlighter for non-code codeblocks

I've seen a few questions, and posted one myself, where the OP has used characters within codeblocks to represent a visual structure. Two examples: Graphic Design Question Code Review Question I ...
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Removing Closing vote after question has been edited

Is there a way to remove a closing vote if a question has been edited? If not, would it be useful to have that possibility? I just edited this question, that I had previously voted to close, and I ...
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Hide inline images by low rep users behind a spoiler button

In the past 8 days, we've had over 10 confirmed instances of spam posts abusing the ability to inline images, and these are just the ones that the smoke detector caught. It might be worth considering ...
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Graphic Design meta needs to clarify in banner what is and is not welcome

I'm Ina. I've been a member of StackOverflow and StackExchange for about five years. It's been a great community to ask questions in, and to grow as an independent professional. When I found out ...
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When can we get other "Other StackExchange" options in Close Votes?

We've discussed this at length, now that we've been out of beta for a while, are we going to get new options for the "This question belongs on another site in the stack.exchange.com network" close ...
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Why can't we have additional mods instead of replacing the current ones?

Firstly, I'd like to state that the current mod team is excellent. Specifically because it's a great mixture of traits; Yisela the big empathetic heart, JohnB the peacemaker and AlanG the wise. Next ...
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Make posted links open in new window?

I was wondering if it were feasible for links posted by users to open in new windows automatically instead of diverting traffic away from the site? I know for me, when I visit a link someone has ...
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Bug: Gold and Bronze icons for rep backwards

The gold and bronze icons for rep in regards to the user appear to be backwards VS what is petitioned on the site design.
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